Carroll Gardens

Local boutiques, Italian eateries, and cool bars lend Carroll Gardens NYC mystique.

Carroll Gardens has established itself as a Brooklyn favorite. Although flush with hip bars, boutiques, and restaurants, this neighborhood has never lost its old-NYC mystique. Quintessential brownstones line tree-trimmed sidewalks and local retailers and Italian eateries populate its cheerful main street. For a stroll or a stay, Carroll Gardens promises a healthy dose of Brooklyn's cool candor.

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On the Map

Carroll Gardens is within Brooklyn and bordered by Columbia Street Waterfront, Cobble Hill, Greenwood Heights, Red Hook, Boerum Hill, and Gowanus

LaGuardia Airport: 20 minutes by cab without traffic
JFK Airport: 30 minutes by cab without traffic
Times Square: 31 minutes by subway
Wall Street / Financial District: 17 minutes by subway

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

Carroll Gardens: Italian Comforts in a Stylish Place to Dwell

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A touch trendier than its neighbors, Boerum Hill and Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens' brownstones, boutiques, and butcher shops lend the neighborhood a hip feel and an Italian flavor.

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Distinctive Dining and Hand-Crafted Drinks at Brooklyn's Finest

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Carroll Gardens's popular restaurants, pizzerias, and cafes lure you to gather for a meal with friends.

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Recreational Therapy in NYC

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Although the neighborhood is undeniably urban, Carroll Gardens embraces the great outdoors.

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By foot or by bike, it's easy to get around in Carroll Gardens.

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Carroll Gardens' Residential Calm

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People treat Carroll Gardens like the neighborhood it is. It's quite possible that you'll hear friendly chatter rather than honking horns.

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Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Jacob Krupnick

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Jacob Krupnick is a director and photographer from Brooklyn. In 2011, he released the feature-length dance film "Girl Walk // All Day", a non-stop music video shot entirely in the streets of NYC. Since then, he’s spent his time creating one-of-a-kind, immersive screening experiences all over the world. Shooting for Airbnb was a great excuse for Jacob to wander the city with a camera in hand, thinking about what best defines the feel of a neighborhood.